Sides and Soups

#EssentialRecipe => Hasselback Potatoes with Creamy Rosemary Lemon Sauce

The classic Hasselback potato calls for a LOT of butter and in my plant based journey so far, I haven't been able to either create or buy a butter replacement that I enjoy at all. It seems I always end up comparing with the real thing and I always end up being disappointed 

My solution to this problem: change the recipe entirely. The only thing my Hasselback potatoes have in common with the original recipe is the ultra thin slices. But I guarantee you, it is absolutely delicious and the best part is that most people think I...


#EssentialRecipe => Coconut Yogurt

Turns out making your own coconut yogurt at home couldn't be simpler! We have made 3 batches so far and here is how we arrived at the tastiest and richest version. So thick, it had a similar texture to greek yoghurt. 

 

Ingredients:

1 Can of coconut cream

2 Probiotic capsules of 50 billion each

 

Method:

Shake your coconut cream can very well and empty in a glass or ceramic container.

Empty the probiotic capsules on top and mix with a wooden spoon. You will have to push and squeeze the powder on the side of...


#EssentialRecipe => Rosemary Garlic Hash

Weekend brunch is a one of our favorite meals of the week. Try this simple recipe for a hearty brunch celebration.

 Ingredients:

-4 large potatoes (we like Yukon Gold) or what ever is local.

-2 cloves garlic

-1 shallot

-Fresh sprig rosemary

-Paprika

-Cumin

-Salt & pepper

 

Method:

Cut potatoes into large chunks and boil until half cooked, then drain and cut again.

Heat a cast iron...


#EssentialRecipe => Butternut Squash with Pear and Farro Soup

Ingredients:

-2 Tbsp avocado oil

-2 garlic cloves

-1 medium onion sliced

-1 medium butternut squash (about 3 cups)

-2 pears (keep 1 slice per bowl for presentation and add the rest to the soup)

-1/2 tsp curry powder

-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

-1/2 tsp fresh ginger

-750 ml vegetable broth

-1 Tbsp Jonny Hetherington Essentials Peach Hot Sauce

-Sea salt and black pepper to taste

-1/4 cup cooked farro 

-Handful of pine nuts

-Sprig of fresh thyme

Method:

Preheat your oven at...


#EssentialRecipe => Fluffy Hummus

Hummus is such a perfect healthy snack. We make some at home every week. Here's a helpful tip: add half an avocado to make a smoother and fluffier texture.

Ingredients:

-3 cups chickpeas

-3 Tbsp tahini

-6 small to medium garlic cloves

-Half an avocado

-1/2 tsp grounded cumin seeds (sometimes I skip these)

-2 to 3 Tbsp olive oil

-2 Tbsp lemon juice 

-Sea salt to taste

 

Method:

Add all of the ingredients into a food processor keeping 1 Tbsp of olive oil back. Blend until smooth. Add the last...